April 16, 2016 |
Even from across the country, Colleen Magarity, Penn Charter's first-year lacrosse coach, coveted the skills of Quakers senior Hannah Fox. Fox was a sophomore back then. Magarity, arguably the most successful player out of Germantown Academy, was an assistant coach on the recruiting trail for the University of Colorado. Fate would later bring player and coach together, and on Tuesday afternoon the duo shared a special moment at rival Germantown Academy. Fox, already Penn Charter's all-time leading scorer in basketball - boys and girls - notched her 100th career lacrosse goal in the Quakers' 13-8 victory against the Patriots, who were led by one of Magarity's former coaches.
April 9, 2016 |
Within the 5-foot-8, 165-pound body of Michael Sowers is a heart that refuses to quit and a spleen that nearly derailed his football and lacrosse dreams. Last week, the senior attacker for Upper Dublin, who is believed to be the all-time assist leader in U.S. boys' high school lacrosse history, was named to the U.S. men's under-19 national lacrosse team. To understand the significance of the accomplishment, however, you need to consider his bout with mononucleosis during football season.
March 24, 2016
Boys Radnor. Now a senior, midfielder Jack Wilson returns after giving the Raiders their first PIAA boys' lacrosse championship with an overtime blast against St. Joseph's Prep last year. The Raiders return hungry for more glory despite losing several key seniors from last year's team. Malvern Prep. The Friars figure to give Haverford School all it can handle in Inter-Ac play. Offensively, Malvern is led by Kyle Anderson, Adam Goldner, and Billy Coyle, a trio that Fords coach John Nostrant said "could be one of the best attacks in the country.
October 25, 2015 |
Temple University is three-quarters of the way to securing the funding needed to build a $100 million football stadium on campus, president Neil D. Theobald said Friday. And there's no question: He thinks the school should do it. The university, Theobald said, expects to receive $20 million in capital funding from the state that was dedicated by former Gov. Tom Corbett. Theobald said Gov. Wolf promised to honor that commitment, although a spokesman for Wolf's office on Friday said, "We have made no decisions about higher education capital projects.
October 24, 2015 |
Temple's goal to build a football stadium on campus has received "some seven-figure commitments" for funding, the chairman of the university's board of trustees said Thursday. Chairman Patrick O'Connor confirmed that a proposed 35,000-seat stadium with an estimated cost of $100 million is being pursued for the northwest corner of campus. He said the issue is expected to be discussed at the December trustees meeting. "We are moving forward and exploring every option," he said. The stadium would rise about a block or two behind the Liacouras Center.
June 1, 2015 |
UNION, N.J. - The final minutes of the game, the curtain call for one of the best Lenape girls' lacrosse teams ever, were fitting. The Indians didn't pay attention to the score - or the odds stacked against them. They just never stopped fighting. "These players showed so much heart today," coach Jill McCarthy said Saturday after an 11-9 loss to Ridgewood in the Group 4 championship at Kean University. "We never gave up, we believed in each other. And that's what carried us to where we are - everything we do is about competition and heart and doing it until the very end - and that was evident today.
May 22, 2015 |
Jeremy Huber died a few days before he was to suit up for his first season of college lacrosse. He has been gone for a little more than three months, but the freshman has never left his teammates. He was with them in the postgame prayer after every game this season. Johns Hopkins players always took the field with the number 19 - his intended jersey number - stitched onto their jerseys and painted on their helmets. That same 19 was painted on their home field in front of their bench.
April 19, 2015 |
When the 2015 men's lacrosse season opened, optimism abounded at Penn State. Not only were the Nittany Lions making their debut in the Big Ten, but they began the season ranked 14th in the 2015 United States Intercollegiate Lacrosse Association (USILA) Division 1 preseason coaches' poll. But the Lions' season has not gone as planned. Headed into Sunday's game vs. Rutgers, the Nittany Lions are 3-8 overall and winless (0-3) in the Big Ten. The 2015 campaign started smoothly enough, with a season-opening 15-8 victory over Vermont.
March 27, 2015 |
Matt Donnelly can only hope the rest of his final scholastic season is an echo of the start. Donnelly, a speedy senior, scored a career-high seven goals to lead visiting Clearview to a 14-6 victory over Haddonfield in the Olympic Conference Patriot Division opener for both boys' lacrosse teams Wednesday night. "I never scored seven before - not even in youth [lacrosse]," said Donnelly, a Penn State recruit. "It's a great feeling. " Junior Jackson Specht added four goals for Clearview, which burst to a 6-0 lead against a Haddonfield team with just two seniors on the roster.
May 9, 2014 |
WINNING HAS become the tradition for Penn's women's lacrosse team. This year is no different. The Quakers compiled a 12-4 record, going 6-1 to win the Ivy League and secure their eighth straight trip to the NCAA Tournament. They play Canisius in the first round today at 4 p.m. in College Park, Md. This season's berth was not without trials and tribulations. The No. 7 Quakers had their share of distractions, which led to losses in games that could have propelled them into the national spotlight.